Many first time brides very much realize that their wedding day will be one of the most important days of their lives, but since they have never gotten married before, many of them have no idea how to actually make their wedding day truly unique and special. The truth is that it takes a lot of creativity and hard work. It pays to get tips and advice from brides who have been there and done that. Thankfully, thanks to the Internet, it is not hard to find memorable wedding ideas and guides that will help you pull off your dream wedding. In fact, we have collected quite a few tips, ideas and guides that we think will be very helpful for any bride.
The truth is that planning a wedding can be absolutely overwhelming and it is easy to overlook some important areas that could make a huge difference in your wedding experience. The following are 10 key areas to consider when planning your dream wedding….
#1) The Engagement Ring
When you first get engaged, everyone is going to want to see the ring. So don’t go boring. There are a lot of dazzling modern styles that can set your engagement ring apart from all the others, or if you want to do something truly unique you might want to wear an antique engagement ring.
#2) The Engagement Announcement
Most couples really overlook this area. In fact, many couples end up announcing their engagement to their families and friends in the most boring and unceremonious of ways. You don’t want to announced your engagement on Facebook. Choosing just the right moment to announce your engagement can really make a huge difference and can really set the tone for your engagement period.
#3) The Location For The Ceremony
Do you really want to get married at city hall or in some local church that you don’t even attend? Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and so you will want to choose a location for the wedding that is unforgettable.
# 4) The Timing Of The Ceremony
Holding the wedding on a holiday or on a day that holds special significance for you or for your family can give a wedding ceremony a really festive feel.
#5) The Wedding Dress
Do you really want to wear a dress that you purchased at a department store during your ceremony? This is a once in a lifetime event. Don’t be afraid to invest in a designer wedding dress for your wedding. This is one day that you will never get back again, and you will always remember the dress that you wore on that day.
#6) The Wedding Jewelry
An increasing number of brides are wearing a wedding tiara during their ceremonies. Choosing a jewelry piece such as a tiara can really help you achieve a formal, elegant look on your wedding day.
#7) The Wedding Vows
Do you really want to repeat the same words that every other couple has uttered? Look for ways to inject your own personality into the vows that you will exchange with your partner.
#8) The Wedding Songs
The music played during a wedding ceremony and during a wedding reception sets the whole tone for the day. They are songs that will stay with your forever. So it is absolutely imperative that you put a lot of thought into picking out just the right music for your special day.
#9) The Reception
The reception is often referred to as the “fun” part of the wedding. In reality, it is an opportunity to throw a party that nobody will ever forget. But there are a million things that can go wrong with a reception. In fact, if you can afford it, a wedding professional can be extremely helpful with planning a reception. A perfectly planned and executed reception is something that you and your guests will remember for a lifetime.
#10) Wedding Dances
Dance has always been an important part of wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions, but in this decade couples have been taking creativity when it comes to wedding dances to entirely new heights. Don’t be afraid to inject your creative spirit into your wedding dances.